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B irmingham Live brings you reviews and photos from gigs throughout the Birmingham area, the latest news, album reviews, interviews and a regularly updated gig guide.

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We love the atmosphere of a small, intimate gig as well as the energy of a stadium or festival. No matter what venue, we aim to be there.

Birmingham Live are proud to bring you new talent and aim to support up and coming photographers and writers to produce the passionate gig reviews and stunning photography you can find here on Birmingham Live!

The site was launched in 2008 by former-Birmingham, now Montreal Music and Wedding photographer Steve Gerrard and now features the work of a team of volunteer editors, writers and photographers.

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Hippo Campus @ o2 Institute,18 February 2019

Since I last saw Hippo Campus play in Birmingham (supporting Modest Mouse in 2015), they have not returned to Birmingham, […]

Holy Holy – Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey @ Town Hall, 13 February 2019

When I last reviewed the Holy Holy show in 2015 link here I stated it was the best gig of the […]

Hanson @ Symphony Hall 11 February 2019

As someone who spent the 90’s making create-your-own Beatles scarves out of old curtains whilst my peers were crying over […]

Hoobastank + Buckcherry + Adelitas Way @ o2 Institute 10th February 2019

Tonight is bitterly cold again, no ice needed in our drinks, I’m not really sure what to be expecting from […]

Blue October play o2 Institute 22nd February

It has been a while but Blue October are returning to Birmingham later this month.  The Platinum-selling Texas-based band, are […]

The Murder Capital + The Cosmics + Bad Girlfriend @ Sunflower Lounge, 5th February 2019

The late pick-up on this gig combined with a very busy weekend meant that I was unprepared and unresearched for […]